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Jan 8, 2020

Thousands of Commercial Trucks Likely to be Denied Registration in 2020 by California DMV


State Offers Help for Businesses Forced to Purchase New Equipment

Los Angeles, CA (January 8, 2020) – According to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), there are more than 400,000 Heavy Duty diesel vehicles based in California who obtain registration from the California DMV.

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Jan 6, 2020

EPA Jumpstarts Administrator Wheeler’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative


Agency seeks input on initiative for cleaner emission standards for heavy-duty trucks

Marshall, Va. (Jan. 6, 2020) — At the Fauquier Livestock Exchange, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler followed up on his November 2018 announcement and took concrete steps to advance the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI). Joined by U.S. Representative Denver Riggleman (VA-05) and a variety of stakeholders, the CTI rulemaking will establish new, more stringent emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other pollutants for highway heavy-duty engines. Through this Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), EPA is seeking input from the public and interested stakeholders.

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Dec 2, 2019

CARB Approves $48M Allocation for CalCAP On-Road Loan Program


The proposed allocation is expected to enable financing for about 15,000 new truck purchases

Los Angeles, CA (October 25, 2019) – On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted the 2019-2020 Fiscal Year Funding Plan for Clean Transportation Incentives. The Funding Plan serves as the blueprint for expending the Clean Transportation Incentives funds appropriated to CARB in the State budget. 

The plan establishes CARB’s priorities for the funding cycle, describes the projects CARB intends to fund, and sets funding targets for each project.
 

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Jan 23, 2019

Three companies pay $1.4 million for violating air quality rules for cleaning products


SACRAMENTO – Three companies paid $1,436,252 to the California Air Resources Board for failing to comply with the state’s consumer products clean air regulations.

The companies are Kraft Heinz Foods Co. of Chicago, Ill., Mothers Polishes, Waxes, Cleaners Inc. of Huntington Beach, and CRC Industries Inc. of Horsham Township, Pa. All three were selling cleaning products in California that violated air quality regulations.

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Jan 11, 2019

California Based Fleets Left with Few Options


The onset of 2019 has brought with it a barrage of half-truths, lies and outright falsehoods when it comes to what California based fleets must do to comply with CARB rules for 2019.

While for the more proactive fleets who skipped interim on-road retrofit standards and went straight into 2010 engine technology, there is smooth sailing ahead for meeting the on-road truck and bus rule compliance well past 2023...for now.

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